HENRY JOHNSON

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Henry Johnson (born January 28, 1954, Chicago, Illinois) is an American jazz guitarist.

He began playing guitar at age twelve. While spending some formative time in Memphis, he started playing gospel music at age thirteen. By age fourteen, Johnson was playing in R&B groups. Although Johnson's parents brought him up hearing the music of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Joe Williams, and other artists of that era, it was not until 1967 that Johnson was formally introduced to jazz by hearing guitarist Wes Montgomery. In 1969, Johnson and his family then moved back to Chicago where he developed a reputation on the south side as a good local jazz guitarist. In 1976, he went on the road with jazz organist Jack McDuff and was called to work with vocalist, Donny Hathaway in 1977.

In 1979, Johnson began playing with jazz pianist, Ramsey Lewis. And in 1985, Joe Williams added Johnson to his regular
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HENRY JOHNSON You're The One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
You're The One
RnB 1986
HENRY JOHNSON Future Excursions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Future Excursions
RnB 1986
HENRY JOHNSON Never Too Much album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Never Too Much
RnB 1990
HENRY JOHNSON New Beginnings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New Beginnings
RnB 1993
HENRY JOHNSON Missing You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Missing You
RnB 1994
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An Evening at Sea
Hard Bop 2000
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Organic (With Nancy Wilson)
Hard Bop 2003

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